Legg Mason

Paralegal

UK-London
Req. #
2017-2487
Division
Legal
Position Type
Regular

Position Overview

Legg Mason’s International Legal division is seeking a talented paralegal to join two attorneys in London providing legal support for Legg Mason’s flagship cross-border Irish fund range. 

 

As the paralegal on this team, you will be responsible for a multitude of projects, from arranging account openings in countries around the world to assisting with the preparation of the prospectus and preparing documents for shareholder meetings.

 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a top notch legal team and take the next step in your early legal career! 

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Prioritising and managing team projects
  • Preparing board resolutions and memoranda
  • Drafting documents for shareholder meetings
  • Preparing submissions to regulators
  • Preparing market opening documentation for jurisdictions around the world
  • Responding to due diligence requests from clients and affiliates
  • Assisting with preparation of prospectuses and service provider agreements
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory developments
  • Maintaining various checklists and project logs
  • Designing and maintaining electronic filing system for team

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • 2-8 years’ experience as a paralegal or administrative assistant
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Ability to multi-task, pay attention to detail and prioritize workload
  • Good written and oral communication skills

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